Building Leadership

Step up and speak out

Step up and speak out

Topic: Step up and speak out:   Something wrong? When there is something wrong or a situation our teens are uncomfortable with, this is the moment when typically, they need to speak out.   Speaking out can look differently depending on the situation.  For some it is a...

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Resilience in our Teens

Resilience in our Teens

Resilience in our Teens In this month's Building Leadership presentation, Máire Cassidy explores the all-important habit of resilience; the ability to bounce back from adverse situations.  The good news is that emotional resilience is a learned ability, so our teens...

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How your teen’s brain can focus on flourishing or anxiety

How your teen’s brain can focus on flourishing or anxiety

In this month’s Building Leadership talk, Máire Cassidy explores the teenage brain, its plasticity, emotional responses, and hormones. As adults we can experience our teen's outburst; tears and irritability, enthusiasm and over-excitement.  How do we know when things...

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How to help our teens build Lasting Friendships

How to help our teens build Lasting Friendships

In our first zoom talk in our series of Building Leadership, Máire Cassidy shares with Rosemont parents some ideas on the topic of "How to help our teens build Lasting Friendships". Friendship is the source of some of the great heartaches and joys for our teens.  For...

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Service

Service

In this podcast Máire Cassidy explores the importance of volunteering in your daughter's life. Volunteering is at the heart of who we are, it's walking the talk. It is the action of helping or doing something for someone besides ourselves. There are 4...

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Personal Responsibility

Personal Responsibility

As part of our virtue of Responsibility we have looked at Personal Responsibility with students in September.  We have explored various aspects of Personal Responsibility: What does a responsible person look like?    How to choose well in...

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Family Responsibility

Family Responsibility

Topics of this podcast: Families and the digital age and Love and imperfection in the family. Teens cannot imagine a world without social media.  Reflecting on the impact of digital media – will help them to be more aware and more discerning...

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Overview of the Virtue Programme…

Overview of the Virtue Programme…

Welcome to Rosemont’s Virtue Programme for Parents.   As parents you are essential to our school and our Virtue Programme. Through our Virtue Programme for Parents we hope to share with you the content of the programme that your daughters are receiving and...

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Building Leadership is produced by Máire Cassidy

Máire is an Irish and Geography teacher in Rosemont. She started her career graduating in law with a BCL from UCD and a BL from Kings Inns. In addition, Máire graduated with a BA in Irish and Geography from NUI Galway and a PME from TCD.

Building Leadership is rolled out annually to students, staff and parents.

In addition,  Máire is one of the team which set up the Momentum Leadership Programme, a leadership programme for TYs based in Dublin.